Individuals may also find other people very scary, and feel very alienated and alone. ANXIETY DISORDERS:- there are many types of Anxiety disorders that affect each individual in different way the main types include: Generalized anxiety or GAD is characterized by excessive, exaggerated anxiety and worry about everyday life events with no obvious reasons for worry. Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is a lasting
These include disorders of which many are classed as depressive disorders. Examples include Bipolar disorder, post-natal depression, It generally refers to people exhibiting symptoms which are thought to have come about because of a disturbance in the persons mood. Main signs/symptoms can include, difficulty maintaining normal relationships, Bouts of mania followed by very low moods (bipolar), lack of interest, not finding pleasure in any/all activities (melancholy), inability to bond (postnatal depression), significant weight loss/gain. Mood disorders can also be induced by the use of substances such as alcohol/drugs
Depression is often described by, complaints of sadness, hopelessness, and despair. This can occur at any age and if left untreated it can result in suicide. A person feels helpless, thinks their life does not matter. A major depressive disorder consists of at least one episode of serious mood depression accompanied by a number of changes in behavior. Complaints frequently include a loss of interest and pleasure, and withdrawal from activities.
Mental Health Mental Health Bi Polar Disorder Bi Polar disorder is a condition which causes the person to have periodic mood swings. These mood swings can happen very abruptly and tend to be very quick with the change between manic (happiness, compulsiveness) and depression. There are three types of Bi-Polar: * Type 1 Bi-Polar where the affected has had about 1 manic episode while having multiple depression episodes. In the past it was called manic depression. * Type 2 Bi-Polar where the affected has not experienced complete mania but instead experience hypomania which causes them to have high energy levels and impulsiveness.
Understand Mental Health problems Learning outcome 1- Know the main forms of Mental health. 1.1 Describe the main types of Mental ill health according to the psychiatric classification system. Mood disorders - These disorders, also called affective disorder, involve persistent feelings of sadness or periods of feeling overly happy, or fluctuations from extreme happiness to extreme sadness. The most common mood disorders are depression, mania and bipolar disorder. Personality Disorder - People with personality disorders have extreme and inflexible personality traits that are distressing to the person and/or cause problems in work, school or social relationships.
Attention Getter Many People can say they have been sad or depressed occasionally. The feeling of being "depressed is a normal occurrence due to loss, daily life struggles, or low self-confidence. But when feelings become stronger and sadness over take a person, making them feel worthless and helpless; and lasts not just a couple hours or days but rather weeks; your depression might be something more that sadness. Relevance According to the website of the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is the most common mental disorder in the U.S. Credibility I was interested in the topic of depression so I researched the topic so I could cope with people around me going through depression.
This, combined with mood disturbances, can undermine relationships with family, friends, and co-workers. BPD disturbances also may include self-harm.  Without treatment, symptoms may worsen, leading (in extreme cases) to suicide attempts There is an ongoing debate between clinicians and patients worldwide regarding the term Borderline, and some suggest it be renamed, and called Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder. There is concern that the diagnosis of BPD stigmatizes people and is a discriminatory practice. It is common for those suffering from BPD and their families to feel confused by a lack of clear diagnosis, effective treatments and accurate information.
For example: a boy who is reaching puberty age and his voice is starting to break, hormonal changes are occurring and he is experiencing anger, irritation and situations can become explosive without underlying predictors. Another example can be of person aging and starting to experience severe medical conditions or dementia and they become increasingly anxious, paranoid, confused and these emotions can become overwhelming and out of control. Situational Crisis – is defined by Roberts as unpredictable, unexpected and traumatic. For example: natural disasters, being a victim of violent crime, sexual assault, death of a loved one, etc. The Situational Crisis is an unexpected crisis that arises suddenly in response to an external event or a conflict concerning a specific circumstance.
Depression is one of the most common psychological disorders, it causes tremendous emotional pain, feelings of impending doom, feeling lifeless, empty, and apathetic; depression consumes day to day life interfering with your ability to work, study, eat, and socialize . People with depression suffer low energy, unexplained aches and pains, feeling agitated, restless, or on the edge, and low tolerance level; depression is a major risk factor for suicide. Types of depression include; major depression is the most serious type in which the person may experience many symptoms in severity, characterized by the inability to enjoy life and experience pleasure. The symptoms are constant and range from moderate to severe, typically lasting up to six months. Next type is atypical depression a subtype of major depression; this type results in specific symptoms patterns, such as temporary mood lift following positive events although this boost in mood is fleeting, including weight gain, increase in appetite, sleeping excessively, a heavy feeling in the arms and legs and sensitivity to rejection.
What is stressful for one person may be pleasurable or have little effect on them and we all react to stress differently. Human beings were built to handle stress; we adapted the autonomic part of the nervous system to handle acute stressor, such as a physical alteration, job interview or even a tough anatomy test. The body would respond by releasing stress hormones, corticosteroids, these hormones would then give an immediate energy surge to the body. The hormones were meant for only short periods; when the body is under chronic stress these hormones start to cause damage to the body. Forty-three percent of all adults suffer adverse health effects from stress.